Document Details


Title:
LETTER TO W F LIBBY, SUBJECT: CELL LEVEL EFFECTS OF FALLOUT AS A DETECTION METHOD PLUS ATTACHMENTS FROM NEWSPAPERS
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
STRONTIUM 90; FALLOUT; RADIATION EFFECTS; MILK; FOOD CHAINS; WHEAT
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1959 Apr 08
Declassification Status:
Unknown
Document Pages:
0009
Accession Number:
NV0025042
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
A DISCUSSION OF THE RADIATION EFFECTS OF STRONTIUM-90 ON WHEAT AND THE USE OF WHEAT AS A DETECTOR OF RADIATION IN THE ATMOSPHERE ARE DISCUSS ED. INCLUDED WITH THIS LETTER ARE: RELATED ARTICLES FROM THE 1959 NEW YORK TIMES THAT DEAL WITH STRONTIUM-90 IN THE FOOD CHAIN, SPECIFICALLY WHEAT; THE SPLIT AUTHORITY AND CONFUSION IN THE CONTROL OF RADIATION HAZARDS BY THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION AND U.S. PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE ; AND THE DISAGREEMENT OVER THE EXTENT OF DANGER THERE IS FROM NUCLEAR FALLOUT.


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